Her “core territory” will include Macon, Smith counties
Tennessee – Amanda Sexton has joined the Tennessee Central Economic Authority team as new project manager.
According to a release, Sexton recently relocated from Texas where she was working with Mayekawa USA as the IOM/ISO Coordinator.
“As a Trousdale County native and graduate, Ms. Sexton also brings 15 years of experience in customer service and leadership within state government operations,” reads the release. “Ms. Sexton received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Western Kentucky University in 2006 and her Master of Science in Public Service Management from Cumberland University in 2011.”
Sexton lives in Trousdale County with her husband Chris of 18 years along with their two sons Luke and Jax.
“In her personal time, Ms. Sexton and her family enjoy the outdoors, hunting, fishing, UTV trail riding, traveling and restoring their historic farmhouse,” according to the release. “Ms. Sexton has a passion for serving her community and is excited to shift her career into economic development.”
Sexton will focus on industrial recruitment, existing business programs, grants and assisting with workforce development. Her “core territory” will include Macon, Smith and Trousdale counties.
She will work in collaboration with the State of Tennessee’s Department of Economic and Community Development and the Tennessee Valley Authority along with the local government entities and the development districts.